Results for fire

Definitions of fire:

part of speech: noun

The heat and light caused by burning; flame; anything burning, as fuel in a grate, etc.; a confiagration; torture by burning; severe trial; anything inflaming or provoking; ardor of passion; vigor; brightness of fancy; enthusiasm; sexual love.

part of speech: verb

To kindle; to set on fire; to take fire; to become irritated; to discharge firearms.

part of speech: verb transitive

To set on fire: to inflame: to irritate: to animate; to cause the explosion of; to discharge.

part of speech: verb intransitive

To take fire; to be or become irritated or inflamed; to discharge firearms.

part of speech: noun

Heat and light developed by combustion or burning; a burning; conflagration; flame; discharge of firearms; light; intensity of feeling; ardor.

part of speech: noun

The result of the combustion or burning of bodies, as coal, wood, & c.; a conflagration; severe trial or affliction; flame; lustre; the burning fuel in a grate; anything which inflames the passions; ardour; rage; animation.

part of speech: verb transitive

To set on fire; inflame; kindle; bake, as porcelain; to cause to explode; to discharge, as a gun; excite violently; irritate.

part of speech: verb intransitive

To become ignited; be inflamed; discharge firearms.

Usage examples for fire:

  • It cannot be a fire "The Second Deluge", Garrett P. Serviss
  • The Duchessa looked towards the fire "Antony Gray,--Gardener", Leslie Moore
  • My first care was to make a fire "Frenzied Fiction", Stephen Leacock
  • How does he fire him? "The Boy With the U. S. Life-Savers", Francis Rolt-Wheeler
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